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i. western nations reportedly block a russian resolution in the u.n. security council to condemn the assault on its embassy in kiev. is a last chance for ukraine to settle its gas agreement with russia ahead of gazprom accuses kiev deliberately disrupting the tool. in the face of a country at stake. by a ruthless al-qaeda splinter group this spreading through the country with a pound to seize baghdad and create a new islamic state and like from we look at week's top stories that campaigns with scotland's independence referendum less than a hundred days away r.t.
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his the hopes and fears from both sides. coming to you live from moscow you're watching r.t. international. now russia's russia's resolution to condemn the attack on its embassy in the ukrainian capital has apparently been blocked in the u.n. security council by western members crowds vandalized the building in kiev throwing stones and molotov cocktails and drawing nazi symbols on the walls they accuse russia of supplying weapons to anti-government protesters in the east after an army cargo plane was shot down the head of europe's main security organization is demanding ukrainian authorities provide security for diplomatic missions in the capital artie's paul scott was at the scene of the right. but you can see the irony
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is just some of the damage that's been caused over the last few hours and what we're seeing outside the russian embassy gave me at least say it will stop the cossacks melt me around one hundred four intestines were brought up they had until russian flag because they were shouting at us to russian and i'm taking food to the slaves but the other speed tell you the number swelled i tell ya it was big i became a bit more sour when the masked men turned up the money something the fool to believe was the right sector but a black flags i think bonnie's of the right sector here i doubt they started to help the russian embassy building with the eggs and it was going to end as a whole critters you know i was truly smashed now so that was kind of a side i. i thought that it was the situation this gets more tense protesters have turned over embassy
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cars parked outside the perimeter is blocked with tires and the driveways a blocked with the protesters own cars they've torn down the russian flag from the pole ukrainian police are supposed to guard the embassy they are preventing the harm being done to russian property there are hundreds of cars were overturned by one stage all the days in the u.s. spilled out to the people around a corner that was going to be the protesters and demonstrators are going to set fire to the vehicles really any emergency services turned up on posters the cars the car sorry that some so that was fought out things here at the moment a somewhat peaceful kind conclude from what we see here in the last few hours in the days that the anti russian sense of what we think you have is now much more visible that well kiev authorities say they have arrested several people who provoked the unrest side the russian embassy but investigative journalist on the ship suspects some in kiev purposely trying to bait russia into a harsh response. there's an urgency to it now i think from cranium point of you're
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always from a viewpoint of ukrainian government suddenly with the events in iraq american media is shifting it's it can shift away from ukraine to iraq that results in a i think indeed on the part of some in the ukraine to try to get back into the media i by staging incidents that could lead to overall response by russians which they could then use to justify their cause for intervention or more support from the united states they could provoke a intensification or an escalation of the crisis there that gives them a pretext to refuse to pay for gas they refuse to accept compromises on the russian part hopefully to get the u.s. more involved in their situation i think that's the big game here that's being would be more lax eastern civilians the army has carried as an artillery attack hitting two hospitals one
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a maternity unit all the patients had been moved out of the buildings the day before but a group of russian journalists were filming inside when the assault began here's some of the video they sent. to journalists were interviewing hospital staff when the military allegedly started firing they then rushed into the basement and waited there until it was say. well savannah's can as ensure days of artillery attacks early this week video emerged allegedly showing fire bombs being dropped on the city and we spoke to a former british army and intelligence officer who's recently returned from ukraine and he told us the attack bears the hallmarks of banned phosphorus weapons. i've seen the video of looked at it closely it does indeed tallow is what one might say . the hallmarks of white phosphorus use for example a very bright light burning and multiple burns coming down from the sky it's an air
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burst weapon that's been years such as a mortar or perhaps an aircraft and then of course again but. still burning and videos i've seen in the daytime showing actually this very. white a gray smoke so white phosphorus being used it's an alarming development of course it needn't necessarily be legal but it depends on the use a church concern and that's exactly why of course and indeed other people even from the west should be even if they haven't so far should be calling for a proper and full investigation of this incident to prevent escalating in the neighboring against region activists shot down a ukrainian military plane early on saturday morning killing all forty nine people on board local self-defense units have become increasingly weaponized. has visited one of their training camps to find out more. we are what the anti government fighters were on the way to a training camp here in the city of new guns by not telling us exactly where this
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camp is because of security reasons back when how much time going to take us to get there. is. it secret but we'll know when we get there bettman was a former officer with the ukrainian elite police before switching sides only a month ago he commanded a team of just twelve men today they numbered more than one hundred and are growing by the day all of them volunteers each with a code name to hide his identity how is the situation on the ground at the moment. people are very scared the city is preparing for war we're evacuating women and children from the city bettman says that ukrainian military static is to attack from behind so he's had his main sporle out across the city were about to approach the cap and balance on steps to switch off the camera deep in the forests it's easy to see why they've set up base here everything is camouflaged making it difficult
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for the ukrainian army to find them where now at the military training camp and we'll also to see them do training with knives this is training for close combat but a whole which ones comes with the marines not planning on close combat fighting the hit from bombing with heavy artillery like in sloviansk in donetsk the guys here come from just about every background you have former students you have form of businessmen you have former drivers and you also have ex-military and police so you have people with a lot of military experience but you also have some for whom this is the first time that they're picking up a knife or a gun and so the sharing of skills and experience is vital and the guys have told me to put two of these in my ears because there's going to be a hell of a noise. i the automatic weapon training is the most important bettman keeps tight control over his men many still
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have families inside ukraine and while we constantly about them. it's not becoming a war it's already a war. most of the guys are citizens of lugansk city they're highly motivated they're between the ages of twenty and fifty five when i asked one of them whether there are enough people here to take on the ukrainian military his answer was there's enough. but how many more need to die before the kiev government itself to clear is enough is enough policy r t outside two guns eastern ukraine. in another development ukrainian authorities in the east of detained two journalists from a russian t.v. channel who were on route to an airport to return to russia is the latest in a series of incidents where russians have been apprehended r.t. dot com has got more details on that for you.
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the united states has sent an aircraft carrier to the shores of iraq as washington ponders military help for the country where radical militants are conducting a ruthless onslaught edging worryingly close to baghdad the fierce fighting has now reached the province is of salah ad din and the yalla close to the capital is the army struggles to hold back the advance of the islamic state of iraq and syria militant group the group is already installing it is leadership in the second largest city mosul which you docky pardieu earlier this week isis has also managed to see some american army hardware that was supplied earlier to iraq to help it fight the insurgency. has got more on that. but while leaving behind a sovereign stable and self-reliant iraq two and a half years later the people america left behind are running away. fleeing for their lives on hold a million people have already escaped from iraq's second city mosul off the i.s.i. al forced the army to retreat reports say gunmen have also seized
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a nearby oil refinery town iraq's prime minister calling for a state of emergency after hundreds of gunman took control of strategic parts of the northern city of mosul by wednesday militants had seized the turkish consulate in mussel kidnapping the head of diplomatic mission and two dozen staff members some thirty thousand iraqi soldiers reportedly turned and ran as militants from the islamic state of iraq and syria known as isis moved in unleashing an all out assault on the city they've taken control of hospitals police stations they have taken control of ammunition dumps and weapons stores that the fleeing government forces of lead based left behind many of the abandoned weapons and military hardware now in the hands of hardline terrorists were imported into iraq from gas where i think you all are aware of the shipments that we've provided that include the delivery of three hundred hellfire missiles millions of rounds of small arms
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fire thousands of rounds of tank ammunition helicopter fired rockets to the iraqi security forces and don't forget about the u.s. supplied humvees here you can see isis insurgents riding and inspecting the vehicles driving them across the border into war torn syria critics call it an unintended consequence of the u.s. war in iraq coming home to roost there weren't any real sizable organized militant groups in iraq until the mesopotamia rose during that to fight back at the u.s. invasion to help the army we've trained them for eight years and that didn't seem to work bush dismantled the original iraqi army after the u.s. invasion and that's the root of the problem the u.s. war in iraq cost washington close to one trillion dollars and the. lives of more than forty five hundred soldiers hundreds of thousands of iraqis have reportedly been killed while the u.s. was looking for w m d's and spreading democracy. the unified and competent
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iraqi military that was allegedly a stablished has buckled weapons that were made in the usa are now in the hands of america's enemies and the country left to fend for itself in a state of crisis. r.t. . the u.n. says more than a thousand civilians have been killed this month alone and the ongoing violence has forced eight hundred thousand people to flee their homes to escape the advancing jihadists the situation is no better for troops either isis boasts that it's executed around seventeen hundred captured iraqi soldiers hundreds of iraqis have responded to a call to arms to defend their towns but the army still remains outflanked at almost every turn in fighting isis so let's take a quick look at why firstly when the extremists seize mosul it opened up access to the cash arms and ammunition stores or x. largest oil refining area is also at peril of being captured by isis which could in
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danger the country's already weak economy and the number of militants is growing to the group is said to have helped hundreds of prisoners escaped from jail swelling its ranks in the process and on top of that is exploiting and fueling sectarian tension in the community gathering public support among radicalized sunni muslims while another branch of the group operates in syria just over the border providing a steady flow of reinforcements to iraq michael o'brien who was a u.s. defense department contractor in iraq discussed the worsening security there on artie's in the. iraqi government's incompetent it's inept but you know that the job is impossible you know saddam was it was a bad actor he was a bad guy but he kept a lid on everything through force it's a lousy way to live but you know on his worst day things like this never happened the maliki you know is a shiite and the sunni's are upset because they were in charge and they want to
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take over again and saddam kept a lid on all of this maliki doesn't have a prayer of the iraqi the iraqi government can't can't and i don't know if any iraqi government could do this unless it was a dictatorship like it was under saddam now the campaign to convince the people of scotland as to whether they should stick or split with britain has gathered pace and we've got more on this story plus of the niece and a couple of minutes. debating american foreign policy is there one any more traditionally the political left and right and clearly different positions on how washington should exert power in the world today it appears that everyone in the establishment is a hawk. i
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marinate join me. in the impartial and financial reporting commentary contribute and much much. only on the bus and. speak your language will not advance. news programs and documentaries and spanish more matters to you. a little tonnage of angles stories. here. that the spanish find out more visit. hello again welcome back now let's return to our top story in the crowd attack on the russian embassy in kiev ukraine's interim foreign minister turned up at the
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protest the sensibly to try and calm the angry youths time on but i did also say who's concerned about the safety ukrainians working at the russian mission and called for the border between the two countries to be close to even use some particularly undiplomatic language when talking about president james hit the old boy love of books. but it was so bright was it the three didn't know oh but. he would of course keep you across developments in ukraine and bring you more in the next hour. now the clock is ticking for ukraine to decide what it's going to do about its gas deal with russia otherwise it faces being put on a pre-payment system and only getting supplied with gas it's already paid for talks have been regularly scuppered over kiev's insistence that it does get a massive discount which the head of energy provided gazprom directly blames on the
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interim prime minister r.t. medina question of has been looking into this more closely. every party involved in this dispute only stand to lose now russia including because russia is losing billions than ravenous and we're talking about an enormous sum of money that this state budget is absolutely dependent on also there is the country's reputation as a reliable energy supplier. would be the biggest loser surely it's true but while this row has rumbled only ukraine has been secretly stockpiling gas reserves and just recently the country's government announced that they have a no to last up until optimum and that's even without paying well apart from that in fact if we think about the countries people now they going to be the ones that stand to lose out because dad started piling up now what about rush hour well
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russia has already offered a lower price to ukraine but really the longer refuses to compromise the higher the eventual bill will be and we shouldn't forget europe many people consider just to be of by stand in a with this but also they could suffer actually if we think about some of the supply the supplies all give most interest now let's have a look at those graphics well just looking at it you can see how much you are dependent on gas from supplies and there is more than that actually russia for some of the european nations russia is the only source of so if you crane refuses to compromise what it does at the moment then europe could face being caught off and we've been in that situation before and that situation led to only one think ukraine siphoning off gas that was intended for you or the world bank estimates that such a scenario would lead to only one thing
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a massive price high for some of the european nations we're talking about in some places to up to fifty percent and i actually try to sum up some of the. factors there are startling in the negotiations still no deal and despite concession after compromise after concession. the c.r. is a we win on purpose is the russians offered to reduce the gas price by a hundred dollars a so-called discount on those cute and so they did lowering the price to three hundred eighty five dollars per thousand cubic meters which is roughly what european countries pay for russian gas what's more moscow is ready to guarantee that trade for increasing year and refereeing the e.u. found the offer fair. i believe that three hundred eighty five dollars is a reduction and it can be considered a reasonable but with some people you give an inch and they take a mile and we support the we pay the price that we consider is the market rate and
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that is two hundred sixty eight dollars for a thousand cubic meters or so it's a little understood ukraine had a you know i have been offered a very generous discount on this and they still want hole and it really is quite incredible that the butt of the ukrainian government is i don't think any amount of this got ready will satisfy ukraine best forty four fight it however give stubbornness may not be rooted in what it needs but what it wants which could well be profits. of ukraine wants to receive cheap gas and resell it basically making money using russia it's a very odd positions. another stumbling block what to do with ukraine's foreign a half billion dollar gas dad to russia. ukraine that the gas is not going to pay his debt to get from until we reach a package agreement by his appearance because that only the strategy of the
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ukrainian side is outright blackmail according to kiev a deal can be reached only and exclusively on ukraine. in terms of russia's gas from offering to save the day or at least offered a huge saving pay half of the debts and get a twenty percent discount on the rest otherwise ukraine would be switched to a pay in advance system russia needs to make sure that ukraine is paying the market price no ifs night boss no can't claim to know what fill in the market price as another country does. so far the quarreling sides have failed to reach an amicable solution if a teacher is practically ukraine's acting prime minister has sculpted the talks from the start ukraine took no constructive steps made no compromises and apparently wants to maximally aggravate our gas relations which may not be says in
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well with a european pardonnez the ukrainian government is being intransigent and also putting the people of europe at risk that's why the e.u. is actually cautiously supporting russia's position at his prime but with monday's deadline ticking average closer hopes for a breakthrough or a slowly fading away lines in the question are r.t. moscow. there's one country that's finally tell government intelligence that it can't have an all access all areas pass to people's private online data canada supreme court insists norm forces must get permission to pry from internet providers r.t. dot com tells you what made the ruling possible. also there ever wondered what our planet smell like on masses been sniffing around sat and we've got a story for you online. they can down to scotland's historic independence referendum past the one hundred day mark this week both sides
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have upped the ante to win over wavering scots for now though polls show the no camp is leading but separatist campaigners have been steadily gaining supporters but the rise of four percent in the last four months but there's much more to it than just flag waving and national identity at stake is the cost of breaking britain from whether it could start breaking from britain and whether it could be an independent member of the u.s. and nato r.t. has been listening to opinions from both sides and. will give you money and also get a good deal of your money out we have a lot of pages in scotland we've got to worry about how we're going to pay off our pension bill the oil is is basically we get taxes or alters from it. you know the oil prices dropping through the floor you can base your entire. you know your tire colony on oil with weed together through war and peace basically is people just fanatics. for what it's worth this is
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a vassal states for the for the united states and we want to break with that and everything that that means but we all we want to say that we want to have influence we want to have influence with partners there with the economy in britain has been one just know is leading towards massive inequality on a historic skew and i think the real question is can we afford not to vote yes in september. some of today's world headlines now pakistani fighter jets have bombed the hideout of taliban linked militants in the restive northwest an army spokesman said at least fifty militants were killed but local officials say it's around one hundred and indefinite curfew has been imposed in the area the strikes a memory spawns to a taliban attack on correct the airport a week ago which killed dozens of israeli soldiers have now arrested some eighty palestinian suspected of involvement in the kidnap of three teenagers in the west bank youngsters including an american went missing on thursday night as they were returning home from a religious lesson near hebron on saturday militants from
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a ruthless offshoot of al qaeda said they were behind the kidnappings but offered no proof of starvation and disease in south sudan could kill fifty thousand children that's the warning from you the u.n. which says infections that use cholera are spreading during the country's ferocious civil war thousands of people have already died and an estimated million and a half of being displaced the unrest began last december when the army turned on troops loyal to the vice president who was accused of attempting a coup. ok behind the cameras here is the new statement if you're in the u.k. it's a look at how the tradition of having more than one wife is driving away in today's catholics that.
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in london in one of the caring hearts of one of the capitals of loving liberal e.u. they've implemented a plan to finally get homeless people off the streets at night so that they provide these desperate people with the jobs they could at least earn a few pounds and have some human dignity of course not they put down spikes everywhere on the ground so that the hobos have nowhere to sleep yes that is right they're laying down spikes to keep up the homeless just like dragon's teeth keep out tanks now if this happened somewhere in say bangladesh on a bad day i might say well that is their business but all the liberals in the e.u. just constantly cry from their ivory tower to the whole world about how we all need to be tolerant and be taxed to death to help people but as a guy who grew up in a bad neighborhood i can tell you that liberals never want to live near the people they claim to want to help you know henry ford was one of those guys who said that you should never give anybody any handouts so what he did was give the disabled and the poor are decent paying jobs at his factory so listen up you liberal loony bin
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if you want to get those evil yucky critical people off the streets just put them to work it will renew your city of its homeless problem a lot faster than spikes will but that's just my opinion.
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needs today and signs of more and more aggressive spirit peace to. enable. those rights where the seasons are. so. a welcome to the. best of me to a tale of thousand people including many women and children remain trapped in.

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